George Osborne MP, Tatton

voted moderately against the policy

Delegate more powers to government ministers

by scoring 32.6% compared to the votes below

Why Majority/minority instead of Aye/No?
HouseDateSubjectGeorge OsbornePolicy vote
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "19" — Ministers to act reasonably absentMajority
Commons15 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "21" — Law Commission recommendations "without changes" absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "2" — Report on Operation of Act minorityMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "5" — Laying a rejected order absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "14" — Veto by specified number of MPs absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause "15" — Sub-delegated legislative functions absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Clause 14 — Negative Resolution Procedure absentMajority
Commons16 May 2006Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading minorityMajority (strong)
HouseDateSubjectGeorge OsbornePolicy vote
Commons14 Nov 2011Education Bill — Clause 39 — Parliamentary Scrutiny of Exemptions for Schools from Inspections absentMajority (strong)
Commons4 Dec 2012Public Service Pensions Bill — Clause 9 — Power to Alter Public Sector Pension Ages Following Capability Reviews absentminority (strong)

How the number is calculated

The MP's votes count towards a weighted average where the most important votes get 50 points, less important votes get 10 points, and less important votes for which the MP was absent get 2 points. In important votes the MP gets awarded the full 50 points for voting the same as the policy, no points for voting against the policy, and 25 points for not voting. In less important votes, the MP gets 10 points for voting with the policy, no points for voting against, and 1 (out of 2) if absent.

Questions about this formula can be discussed on the forum.

No of votesPointsOut of
Most important votes (50 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy1050
MP absent250100
Less important votes (10 points)   
MP voted with policy000
MP voted against policy1010
Less important absentees (2 points)   
MP absent*6612
Total:56172

*Pressure of other work means MPs or Lords are not always available to vote – it does not always indicate they have abstained. Therefore, being absent on a less important vote makes a disproportionatly small difference.

agreement score
MP's points
total points
 = 
56
172
 = 32.6 %.


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